James Costa

James Costa

IFAW Board Member

A Boston-born documentary film maker, Costa primarily resides in Los Angeles, CA where he utilizes his passions and talents as a philanthropist and humanitarian.  He is a member of the International Documentary Association, a board member for Farm Sanctuary, Vice Chair of the Board for Sea Shepherd, a member of the Advisory Board for Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and the President’s Council. His current projects include Comic Relief Wild Life 2017 and a live-action short titled Writer’s Block starring Jane Lynch.  He is the proud companion of three furry friends: Freeway (dog), Shadow (cat), and Dominic (rabbit).  Costa holds a B.A. in English and American Literature from Boston University.